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Problem with the mds-je320

Well, here it is. my deck makes a loud clicking noise whenever there is no minidisk inserted, but when i put a minidisk in, the clicking ceases. it is quite an annoying problem. anybody have a diagnosis or a solution?

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Re: problem with the mds-je320

Hi there, it seems that one of the sensors is bad. Please contact me at LIVE session. Arpi

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